MUDDY WATERS: Chicago's
EARTH SCIENCE 109W
Assignment #3, Lab Report Portion
this assignment, write a laboratory report based on the measurements of
chloride and sulfate you made on the samples you collected from the
North Branch of the Chicago River at the Central Park Bridge. Your lab
report should include the following:A short paragraph to
explain the objectives and purpose of the lab exercise.
Title: A very brief
description of what you did. (1 points)
Team Members: The full names of the people you worked with.
Materials: A list of everything needed to
complete the lab. (5 points)
Methods: Describe the steps needed to complete
the lab. This
is your procedure. Be sufficiently detailed that anyone could read this
section and duplicate your experiment. Write it as if you were giving
direction for someone else to do the lab. The procedures for the sulfate
and chloride tests will be very helpful for this.
Data encompasses what you recorded when you conducted the experiment. It
could be a table of the measurements that you made. Include any
calculations (like correcting for dilution) in this section.
A single paragraph that sums up what you did, and what the results
were. (3 points)
Spelling and grammar
Your report should be written with the
sections listed above. Your report should be written so that someone can
read it and understand what you did, where you did it, and what the
results were. Spelling and grammar are important!
This assignment is due by 8:00 pm, Tuesday, September 21st.
Email your report as a Microsoft Word Document (.doc or .docx
format) to both of your instructors.
Department of Earth Science
| Northeastern Illinois University
Copyright 2010 Laura L. Sanders. Last updated
September 19, 2010.
Dr. Ken Voglesonger
Dr. Laura Sanders
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